The median annual salary for a Games Designer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Game Designer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Designer 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.043% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year -31.57% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2241 2806 2955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.93% 94.80% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1825 1825
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Games Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Games Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Games Designer in Scotland

Games Designer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games Designer in Scotland.

Salary trend for Games Designer in Scotland

Games Designer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Designer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dundee - 1 £32,500 -
Games Designer
UK

Games Designer Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Games Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Games Designer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Social Gaming
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook

Games Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Social Gaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft